Electricity Generation: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 2nd May 2018.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what records his Department made of emission changes in UK energy generation in each of the last 12 months.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

The Department does not estimate emission changes on a monthly basis. Provisional carbon dioxide emissions estimates, published in March, show quarterly estimates of emissions from energy supply for 2017 as follows:

2017 quarter:

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Carbon dioxide emissions from energy supply (Mt)

110.6

107.6

106.2

105.0

Source: Provisional UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics 2017

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/provisional-uk-greenhouse-gas-emissions-national-statistics-2017

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